Pupil premium is funding to improve education outcomes for disadvantaged pupils in schools in England. Evidence shows that disadvantaged children generally face additional challenges in reaching their potential at school and often do not perform as well as other pupils.
Pupil eligibility and funding rates 2023 to 2024
Below shows how pupil premium funding is allocated to schools. Allocations are provided on a financial year basis, based on the following pupil eligibility rates:
- Pupils who are eligible for free school meals, or have been eligible in the past 6 years (including eligible children of families with no recourse to public funds) £1,455
- Pupils who have been adopted from care or have left care £2,530
- Children who are looked after by the local authority £2,530